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Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
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Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least nine

May 09, 2019 , Reuters
Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine people on Wednesday, the mayor said....
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WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge

May 08, 2019 , Reuters
World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
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Groundbreaking Study Could Lead To Fast, Simple Test For Ebola Virus

May 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a breakthrough that could lead to a simple and inexpensive test for Ebola virus disease, researchers have generated two antibodies to the deadly virus. The antibodies, which are inexpensive to produce, potentially could be used in a simple filter paper test to detect Ebola virus and the related ......
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Nobody Likes Being Lectured: Why Health Advice That Comes Out As ‘You Should’ Isn’t Paying Off

May 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Physician Perri Klass weighs in with ideas explaining how lecturing patients about complicated attitudes surrounding eating, sleeping and exercising doesn't usually work and using motivational tools do help. In other public health news: travelers' illnesses, autism, obesity, cancer care, stress, sex, Ebola and...
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Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Surpasses 1,000

May 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Surpasses 1,000Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak

May 04, 2019 , Reuters
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper efforts to control the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
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Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on

May 04, 2019 , Reuters
The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
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Congo Ebola deaths exceed 1,000

May 04, 2019 , CNN Health
As of Wednesday, 1,510 cases of Ebola have been reported in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's Ministry of Health reported Thursday....
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Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record for confirmed cases in single day

May 02, 2019 , CNN Health
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
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Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day

Apr 30, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August, the health ministry said....
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Ebola first responders threaten strike if security not improved

Apr 25, 2019 , Reuters
Health workers in one of the epicenters of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak threatened on Wednesday to go on strike as early as next week if authorities don't do more to protect them....
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Ebola survivors comfort sick and frightened in Congo outbreak

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
Wearing a disposable gown and gloves for protection, Jeanine Masika cradles a 2-year-old Ebola patient and offers the listless toddler teaspoons of brown soup....
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Ebola is real, Congo president tells skeptical population

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nation's worst-ever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers....
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Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not a Global Emergency: WHO

Apr 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not a Global Emergency: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Ebola spread concentrated in Congo, not a wider emergency: WHO

Apr 13, 2019 , Reuters
An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute an international emergency, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
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Congo Ebola outbreak not a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

Apr 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization's director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said Friday....
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WHO experts to decide whether Congo Ebola outbreak is international emergency

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said it had reconvened an expert panel to consider whether an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a public health emergency of international concern....
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Congo Ebola outbreak 'far from contained,' U.S. aid chief says

Apr 10, 2019 , Reuters
The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is far from contained, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green said on Tuesday....
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Study points to new antibody approach to tackling Ebola, other infections

Apr 03, 2019 , Reuters
- Scientists working on developing vaccines against Ebola have found they can "harvest" antibodies from volunteers vaccinated in research trials and use them to make treatments for the deadly viral infection....
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